Mar 19: FALKLAND ISLANDS – Robin Sherman

Robin opened his display with the various printings of the King George VI high value stamps, following with examples of these stamps used on covers. The display continued with the multitude of postal stationery such as postcards, envelopes, air letters and registered envelopes, frequently with additional postage stamps for the correct postal rates, Examples of civil censorship and wartime naval personal mail were also presented. A selection of mail from ships to and from the islands displayed the correct handling of such items. Mail from various scientific expeditions associated with both the Falkland Islands and the Dependencies was presented. The display closed with examples of mail from the Dependencies.

Vote of thanks – Jean Osborne

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